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Dispatches from the managers of the Agricultural Institute’s farmers’ markets

Don’t Wait Another Minute to Support AIM

By |2018-12-27T14:16:49-08:00December 26th, 2018|Chefs Who Shop the Market, Homepage, Market News, News|

We are thrilled by the more than 1 million people who supported local farmers and food purveyors in 2018, by shopping at one of AIM’s seven Bay Area farmers markets. But did you know, there is more you can do to help AIM support local farmers and sustainable food production? At the heart of AIM’s [...]

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Make a Difference TODAY – Support AIM

By |2018-12-18T15:41:32-08:00December 13th, 2018|Events, Homepage, Market News|

Despite the abundance of farm fresh food in the Bay Area, far too many residents in our communities struggle to put healthy food on the table, resulting in greater food insecurity, hunger, poor nutrition, and diet-related health issues. At AIM, we are working hard to close the food access gap. In August 2018, AIM launched The [...]

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Honoring Veterans at the Farmers Market

By |2018-11-08T13:47:58-08:00November 8th, 2018|Events, Homepage, Market News, News|

Honoring Veterans at the Farmers Market Andy Naja-Riese, CEO On any given day, a trip to the farmers market presents a unique opportunity for community gathering and learning directly from farmers, ranchers, fishers, and food purveyors about how they produce their food. However, this weekends’ markets represent something special – a time to recognize and [...]

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Educating Multi-Generational Eaters

By |2018-10-23T09:41:54-07:00October 22nd, 2018|Events, Market News, News|

As a 501(c)(3) educational non-profit organization, AIM’s purpose is to educate the public about the health, environmental, and economic benefits of buying foods directly from farmers and other food producers. To help fulfill this mission, we have recently aligned our signature educational programs – Diggin’ the Market, Diggin’ the Classroom, and Diggin’ on the Farm [...]

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Food Security and Food Systems

By |2018-10-17T10:05:56-07:00October 17th, 2018|Homepage, Market News, News|

AIM’s CEO Andy Naja-Riese delivered the keynote address at the 2018 Summit in Idaho Hunger & Food Security in Boise. Andy’s talk focused on “Food Security and Food Systems: Collaboration for Change and Justice.” The audience included over 250 community leaders from Idaho and five states working together to create a more equitable food system [...]

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